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Using conservatism as a shield

Do you believe that the earth is round? Or that the sun is at the center of our universe? Or that gravity exists? Do you think that humans need food and water to survive? Well, these are really trick questions, because they aren’t really choices that you get to make. …

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After the bell rings

The selfless acts of Lance and Carrie Johnson are unseen by most, but are greatly appreciated by the many they helped Many Minnehaha students know Lance Johnson as the man in Nike attire who patrols the halls and makes jokes with the basketball team.  Similarly, they may be familiar with …

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Arbor Research Group meets with Minnehaha

More than a century ago and under the Swedish name of the Rev. Eric August Skogsberg, a distinctively Christian institution was built near the banks of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. For more than 100 years, Minnehaha Academy has developed from its initial Christian foundation. As a vibrant institution in …

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Burning and building to create art

Q&A with Chris Larson (’85), local Twin Cities artist and professor of art at the U of M The Talon: You are currently working on an architectural project to build a clinic in Kenya. How did you get involved with this? Chris Larson: This project is an unlikely collaboration with …

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Restaurant review: A La Salsa

If you decided to venture inside the Midtown Global Market located on Lake Street in Minneapolis, you’ll see the restaurant A La Salsa hidden away deep in the corner of the building. Walking inside the restaurant, you’ll find a small, lowkey seated area with some of the most authentic Mexican …

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Humans of ‘Haha’

[Added Aug. 4, 2017: Listen to an audio recording of Emma Melling’s interview with John Carlson from March 26, 2016.]   Custodian John Carlson and Commons and Title II Coordinator DeLise Kroening add meaning to the Minnehaha community through displays of love and kindness towards students and faculty.  The desk was …

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Restaurant review: Le Town Talk

After a drastic closing of the long loved Town Talk diner and a three year hiatus, the new and improved Le Town Talk reopened with a special twist. Continuing to include the old, flashy sign of the previous restaurant, the new owners simply added a “Le” on top of the …

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